If you want to take advantage of the nice beach weather, the road to the Guadalupe Dunes is finally open again.
The road collapsed last March because of heavy flooding. Visitors had to walk a mile to get to the dunes.
People who live in Guadalupe and beachgoers... more »
The SLO County Sheriff's office says a body was recovered on the shore of the Oceano Dunes. It is believed to be the body of a 60-year-old man from Santa Maria who failed to return home Friday after fishing at the Guadalupe beach, but authorities have not yet identified the... more »
The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff's office says a body was recovered on the shore of the Oceano Dunes. It is believed to be the body of a 60 year old man from Santa Maria who went failed to return home Friday night after fishing at the Guadalupe beach, but... more »
Crews have located the kayak and backpack belonging to 32-year-old Sean Fleming of Lompoc. He vanished Saturday afternoon after launching his kayak from Gaviota State Beach. He was reported missing Monday when he didn't show up for work.
By air and by water, search crews from Santa Barbara county... more »
Santa Barbara Police have released the name of the man whose body washed ashore near Hendry's Beach Thursday.
The body has been identified as 48-year-old Santa Barbara resident Gordon Jennell.
Investigators say Jennell's body washed ashore at about 1:10p.m. Thursday. They say his body was clad in a... more »
The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department has closed Goleta Beach in response to a major sewage spill.
Officials say about 800 gallons of sewage spilled at the west end of the Goleta Beach parking lot Wednesday afternoon. A portion of the untreated sewage flowed into the ocean.
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Just in time for Earth Day, a local environmental handbook wins some statewide recognition.
The More Mesa Preservation Coalition's 90-page More Mesa Handbook has won the 2010 Public Involvement/Education Program award from the California Chapter of the Association of Environmental Professionals.
With grants from the Coastal Fund at... more »
Pismo Beach police officers say the body found in Ira Lease Park on Monday is that of 43-year-old Joseph Anthony Illg, a Pismo Beach resident.
After an autopsy Wednesday, investigators ruled out foul play in the death. Illg's body was found Monday afternoon near a creek in the park.... more »
Some local students hit the beach Tuesday morning to do their part to keep the coast clean.
Students from Alice Shaw Elementary School in Orcutt organized the clean up day at Avila Beach. It's part of their "Educate to find a Solution to Pollution" program. The fourth and fifth graders... more »